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Altoona in Blair County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Harold L. Ickes

(1874-1952)

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 7, 2012
1. Harold L. Ickes Marker
Inscription. Franklin D. Roosevelt's Secretary of the Interior 1933-46. Builder of public works, ardent conservationist, fierce fighter for human rights, advocate of government as an agent for the public good. This is the site of his boyhood home.
 
Erected 1994 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 30.577′ N, 78° 23.911′ W. Marker is in Altoona, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Marker is on West 6th Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 764) 0.2 miles north of 17th Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located at Altoona Area High School between sidewalk leading to the library. Marker is in this post office area: Altoona PA 16602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Freedom Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Altoona Area High School Mountain Lion (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania Railroad Shops (approx. mile away); Scale Test Weight Car (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Master Mechanic (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Posy Gang (approx. 0.3 miles away); PRR Class X29L Steel Boxcar No. 2136
Harold L. Ickes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 7, 2012
2. Harold L. Ickes Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); PRR Class N5 Cabin Car (or Caboose) No. 477577 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Altoona.
 
Also see . . .
1. Harold LeClair Ickes at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on February 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Harold L. Ickes - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on February 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Civil RightsEnvironment
 
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3. Harold L. Ickes
 
 
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